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Pan-roasted sambar flavoured salmon with onions Recipe

Pan-roasted sambar flavoured salmon with onions is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 - salmon fillet (approx. 1.3 lbs) or any other white fleshed fish
  • 8 to 10 - shallots, chopped lengthwise
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Ingredients for marination:
  • 2 tbsp - sambar masala powder
  • 4 tbsp - Tamarind pulp
  • A pinch of Sugar
  • 1 tsp - crushed red pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Pan-roasted sambar flavoured salmon with onions:

    1. Clean the fish thoroughly; rub with a tsp of salt.
    2. Add all the ingredients for marination, marinade the fillet for 15 minutes.
    3. Heat a tbsp of oil in a skillet; when the oil is hot enough add a pinch of asafoetida and the chopped shallots and saute for 2 to 3 minutes or until the shallots turn light golden in colour.
    4. Add another tbsp of oil, and gently place the marinated fish on the onion bed.
    5. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes on medium heat.
    6. Before flipping it over, spread the onion evenly on top and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes or until the onion turns a dark golden brown on both sides .
    7. This is a great side dish for rice, can enjoy as an appetizer too.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Only Fish Recipes


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